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  • Czech Republic - luxury hotel holidays

    Prague

    Prague

    Karlovy Vary

    Luxury hotel holidays to the Czech Republic

    Prague has captured the imagination of tourists from around Europe for a great number of years, particularly during the winter months, when it becomes something of a sublime, icy wonderland. Its streets tell of magnificent dynasties, impressive battles, and a warm and welcoming culture that is ever-evolving. But this interest extends beyond the Czech Republic’s capital, into the towns and cities beyond, with their colourful buildings and majestic squares, and the Gothic castles and chateaux that keep watch over the hillsides.
    Despite the emerging innovation of the Czech Republic’s food scene and the modern, urban twist to the cities, this is a country that is firmly rooted in long-standing tradition and folklore. South Bohemia is the best place to experience this, with the plentiful summer festivals that take over towns such as Cesky Krumlov. Ancient traditions take to the streets once more, and the locals enjoy wonderful Czech food, music, and entertainment.
    One of the country’s more famous exports is its beer. Urquell, Budvar, and Staropramen are just some of the names that visitors may recognise. Alongside the increase in gourmet restaurants and eateries across the country, there has been a return to tradition brewing methods and establishments, meaning that a visit to a Czech pub is essential whichever town you stop in.
    Whether you are drawn in by the history of the country, or attracted by the prospect of sampling Czech cuisine, we are able to offer tailor-made holidays to suit every traveller.

    Click on the tabs above to find out more about us, our holidays, and the attractions in the Czech Republic.

    Czech Republic Country Facts

    Capital: Prague
    Airport: Prague-Ruzyne
    Currency: Czech Koruna
    Size: 78,865km2
    Population: 10,500,000
    Average temperatures: The climate in the Czech Republic is characterised as temperate, with generally mild, humid weather in the summer, and occasional hot spells, and cold, but humid winters. Summer temperatures can reach upwards of 30 degrees Centigrade, and winter temperatures can drop below -10 degrees in more rural areas.
    One of Europe’s most popular cities, Prague is the Czech Republic’s capital city. Clustered around the banks of the Vltava River, Prague is also the capital of the historic and charming region of Bohemia, and was once the seat of the Roman Empire. Its streets are rich in both Gothic and Renaissance architecture, the balance of which gives it its unique, enchanting atmosphere. The Charles Bridge is one of its most popular attractions, and has crossed from Old Town into Lesser Town for over 600 years. As well as bustling with pedestrians, the Charles Bridge is the workplace of many musicians, artists, and vendors. Prague is a city of many squares, but none are more impressive than the Old Town Square, lined with magnificent townhouses that demonstrate everything from Rococo to Romanesque architecture. From here, you can appreciate the Tyn Cathedral, the St Nicholas Church, as well as the Old Town Hall. On the horizon is Prague Castle, which sprawls out across the city’s highest point. Once a wooden fortress, it now encompasses the St Vitus Cathedral, a basilica, a monastery, beautiful gardens, and royal stables. For those looking for something slightly off the beaten path, it is worth seeking out the house in which Kafka lived, as well as the peaceful cemetery in which he was buried.
    Just under 20 miles out of the centre of Prague is the 14th century Castle Karlstejn. This Gothic fortress was once home to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Moulding to the shape of the hillside, it is split across three terraces, each relating to a different level of importance; at the bottom is the Imperial Palace, then the Marian Town, and finally the Big Tower at the top. The Big Tower was left vacant for God, with just a chapel inside, while the Empress lived in the Marian Tower, and the Emperor and Knights lived in the Imperial Palace.
    For an authentic taste of traditional Bohemia, head to Cesky Krumlov, situated further along the Vltava River. The town itself has been brilliantly preserved since the 18th century, with terracotta roofs, cobblestone streets, brightly coloured walls, and a stunning Bohemian Castle. The main pleasure of this town comes from simply wandering along its picturesque streets, stopping in local restaurants and cafes for some of the local food.
    To the east of Prague, is Kutna Hora, a town that began as a Bohemian monastery in the 12th century. The surrounding mountains were rich with silver, which lead the town to flourish. Today, Gothic buildings from a time of German rule are set beside a five-naved cathedral, the Italian Court Royal Residence, the Stone Haus, and the St Barbaras Church, all of which add a further dimension to a trip to the Czech Republic.
    Built around a hot spring reputed to have healing properties in western Czechia is Karlovy Vary. The colour and quaintness of this town is almost unparalleled across the country. The ice cream colours of each of the houses are brought to life by the dense forested areas all around. The highlights of this town, however, are its opulent spas, first commissioned by Charles IV. Many of these buildings were in part destroyed in the 18th and 19th centuries, but one prominent spa remains, dating back over six centuries.
    In the south-east of the country, your cultural and geographical exploration will continue, be it in the stunning underground caves and gorges of the Moravian Karst or in the waterside Renaissance palace at Telc.
    Getting out and about in the Czech Republic
    The Czech Republic is home to one of the densest railway networks in Europe, meaning that travelling around the country by rail is highly recommended. Within each town or city, a variety of buses, metro, and trams are available, with ferries across rivers and cable cars up hillsides also available.

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